The Car Thread

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  1. EdgeC

    EdgeC Songs in C#

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    They've tried exporting them as Chevrolet SS, a Pontiac GTO and even the Calais was being used as a highway patrol car for US police. But they only ever sent the sedan.

    Not only does the wagon look better but it's more practical. I can fit my Recto 4x12 and ENGL Fireball, plus two Schecter hardcases and not even lay the middle seats down. Can't do that in a sedan.
     
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    I've got two myself not counting my wife's jeep.

    Just picked this up yesterday:

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    And this is my DD to and from work
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    Haha, well then whatever you trade it for as I have a feeling you go for those "direct injection of adrenaline" kind of cars haha.
     
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    If they sold the HSV GTS here I would own one haha. I rode in one when we were in Australia last, and good lord those things are quick!
     
  5. EdgeC

    EdgeC Songs in C#

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    There is nothing quite like a massive V8. The HSV's are amazing. I nearly got the HSV Clubsport Wagon but it was another $30k on top of what I paid for my SS. Plus i'm not a fan of the 'busy' looking front. Too much going on for me.


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    bulb SS.org Regular

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    Amen to the V8 dude, I LOVE the one in my car, there is something just so satisfying about the way it sounds (and pulls of course haha)
     
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    Bekanor Renegade Folk Hero

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    That's exactly what I want for my next car.

    Or one of these.

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    Still haven't decided which colour I like best but luckily I have a couple of years to decide and to wait for depreciation to put one squarely in my budget.
     
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    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    i don't have a car, never drove one, and know very little about one.

    some of them are pretty though!
     
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    poopyalligator Dr.Poopyalligator

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    Not mine, but I might post pictures of it later.
     
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    Bekanor Renegade Folk Hero

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    I'm only keeping my first car until I go on to an unrestricted license and don't cost so goddamn much to insure.

    Here it resting after a fun afternoon playing in the sand at the beach.


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  12. Azathoth43

    Azathoth43 ל ו ו י י ת ן

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    This thread makes me miss my e39. :(
     
  13. Dan_Vacant

    Dan_Vacant Hi I'm Dan.

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    So today at dinner my mom and step dad told me something awesome. They said I can either have a graduation party or I can get a car, I told my mom if I choose car I want a Manual cause the only people I know that can drive a manual are either twice my age or are really in to cars (and it's super manly to know how to drive cars)
     
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    Plus if you never drive automatic and you happen to live in an area with bad traffic, ignorance will be bliss to you and you won't find the stick to be a hinderance!
     
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    Why did you get rid of it?
     
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    I will be honest, i am into drag racing and hotrods way more than music. It is just a turn of events that music is much much cheaper than the machinery, shops, tools, and parts to do it. As in $250,000 cheaper.

    I do have a plan for three vehicles though: an LM7 bored to 5.7L and stuffed into a miata behind a T-5 for a DD, a 25.2 certified 534 BBC GenI S10 backhalfed with a chris alston chassis, and a 25.1 certified 632BBC 1955 Chevy 210 hard top with an all fiberglass body painted flat black with pin striping/weld racing wheels representing old school.

    That is over $60,000 in motors alone. Chances of me having these before i die are slim, but i like to dream. Hence why i play music lol
     
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    That is pretty cool. I wish I had the time and dedication to do things like that.
     
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    Azathoth43 ל ו ו י י ת ן

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    This last March I was driving home from work and a guy just pulled out infront of me turning left. I was doing 70 and literally walked away with just a scuff on my knee. He was taken to a hospital.

    I've thought about getting another one since I have a set of M5 bumpers.

    I also have a '93 750iL, but it needs some restoration and I'm afraid I've lost interest in it.
     

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